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Scratch Build – In Progress Project ZOE

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Zesti, 31 Oct 2011.

  1. wratterus

    wratterus New Member

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    Nice, that shrinkl-ess sleeving does look a lot better. :)
     
  2. n1c3tr1

    n1c3tr1 New Member

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    Please tell us how!
     
  3. pp.amorim

    pp.amorim I'm satisfied with my E5300

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    OMG, amazing case!
     
  4. nagyizom

    nagyizom Member

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    +1:thumb:
     
  5. Fuganater

    Fuganater New Member

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    Gonna share how you did the cables?
     
  6. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    I'll take a guess he is melting the ends to the wires. :thumb: Nice idea if that is what he is doing. :D
     
  7. peteski

    peteski long live the pc

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    just read all this log and i must say your skills amaze me the case looks sweet as and i love that mobo :rock: :rock: :rock:
     
  8. Zesti

    Zesti Aluminium + file

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    Thanks guys!

    And how I do heatshrinkless sleeving.. Tried many ways, but melting sleeve is the best way. Good guess Waynio. ;) It's not that different from method used with paracord. Heating and twisting sleeve over crimp works, but it has to be done really fast and several times. And I always burn my fingers while doing it. But then I saw someone on other forum using heatshrink as help.

    You basically take sleeve and heatshrink and put them on the wire like in traditional sleeving. Maybe just a bit longer sleeve. Then heatshrink is heated up with flame way too much. Small bubbles and smell of burning rubber is good. :D

    Result should look like this:

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    And after cutting heatshrink away you have perfectly melted sleeve.

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  9. Normano64

    Normano64 New Member

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  10. coolamasta

    coolamasta Folding@Home CC Captain 2010/11/12

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    Awesome work, loving the look of the case and really neat trick with the sleeving ;)
     
  11. KoSoVaR^

    KoSoVaR^ Professional Sleever & Modder

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    Omg i love the look of unshrinked (crimped) sleevejobs
     
  12. Mark_Skeldon

    Mark_Skeldon New Member

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    I'll be giving that a try :clap:
     
  13. Furball Zen

    Furball Zen Shut up and Mod

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    Looks really good with paracord too!

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  14. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Nice method for awesome looking seelving Zesti. :clap:

    The burnt heatshrink is the better option for the finger tips though. :D
     
  15. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    I need to try this when I start on my paracord!
    Great job! :thumb:
     
  16. KoSoVaR^

    KoSoVaR^ Professional Sleever & Modder

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    what the heck dude :'(, i thought that you also would crimp the sleeve :(!
     
  17. Zesti

    Zesti Aluminium + file

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    Thank you guys!

    KoSoVaR^, crimping sleeve turned out to be really hard. I just broke crimps most of the time.. First test crimps were done with a bit thinner wire and it was ok'ish. I think melting sleeve is just as good method - at least look wise. :)

    And by the way, I finished something tonight:

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    I'm happy with the result.. Definitely worth of sore fingertips. :D
     
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  18. KoSoVaR^

    KoSoVaR^ Professional Sleever & Modder

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    Ahaa okey :), you maybe didnt use the right Crimps, you need at least 16AWG crimps ;), thats the big secret :p

    This turned out great!
     
  19. Furball Zen

    Furball Zen Shut up and Mod

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    Good lord... makes Psycho Sleeve (Martin) look like Kindergarten.
     
  20. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Nice looking sleeving job, I'll be sure to try the melting method next time I sleeve. :rock:
     

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